TNFD Taskforce Plenary

We look forward to meeting you at our first in-person Taskforce Plenary in London this October.

The programme will include Plenary, Working Group and Standing Committee meetings; guest speakers and a Taskforce dinner on the night of 5 October. The draft agenda below will be updated as details are confirmed.

* Please note, there will be a rail strike on Wednesday 5th October, please check your route before you travel.


Church House, 27 Great Smith Street, Westminster, London, UK


4-6 October 2022

Indicative Program


Tuesday 4th October

UK Time Welcome
17.30-20.00 Drinks Reception
Vagabond Wines, Unit 17, 77 Buckingham Palace Rd, London SW1W 0AJ

Wednesday 5th October

UK Time Session Type Focus Session Lead(s)
8.30-9.00 Arrival Church House, Westminster, London SW1P 3NZ
(Please use Great Smith Street entrance)
9.00-9.45 Plenary
  • Welcome and introductions
  • Agenda
  • Technical progress & feedback on v0.2
  • Q&A
9.45-10.30 Plenary – participatory Key design issues 1
  • Improvements to disclosures & LEAP framework
  • Read-out
10.30-11.00 Coffee Break
11.00-13.00 Plenary Key design issues 2
  • Review findings of design choice homework & previous session (45 mins)
  • Location specificity of disclosures (30 mins)
  • Scope of assessment (45 mins)
13.00-13.30 Guest speaker Emmanuel Faber (Chair, ISSB)
  • Global sustainability disclosure baseline
13.30-14.30 Lunch
14.30-15.00 Guest speaker Bennett Freeman (Principal, Bennett Freeman Associates LLC) & Ragnhild Handagard (Business and Human Rights Consultant)
  • Preview of paper on human rights and equity
15.00-16.00 Plenary Key design issues 3
  • Disclosures on human rights
  • Disclosure of impacts and dependencies
16.00-16.15 Coffee Break
16.15-17.30 Plenary Option for uptake and ambition of the framework
  • Possible maturity model, phasing, tiers
19.30- Drinks and dinner
OXO Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 9PH

Thursday 6th October

UK Time Session Type Focus Session Lead(s)
8.30-9.00 Arrival Church House, Westminster, London SW1P 3NZ
(Please use Great Smith Street entrance)
9.00-9.30 Plenary Recap and reflections on Day 1 TG
9.30-10.45 Plenary Specific guidance
  • What makes good guidance?
Guy (WG6), Renete, Michel (WG6b)
10.45-11.15 Plenary Further discussion of key design issues TG/EM
11.15-11.45 Coffee Break
11.45-12.30 Guest speaker Sir Ian Cheshire (Former Chair, Barclays UK) & Veronica Poole (Global IFRS & Corporate Reporting Leader & Vice Chair, Deloitte UK)

Market expectations on metrics, disclosure and guidance
12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-15.15 Break-outs Break out by Working Group to finalise deliverables for v0.3
  • WG2 – case studies and data portal – Herbert Baker Room with Dan & James
  • WG3 – risk & opportunity metrics, targets guidance – Abbey Room with Bas & Emily
  • WG6 – agriculture & biome specific guidance – Harvey Goodwin Room with Guy, Florence
  • WG7 – scenarios approach – Westminster Room with Jessica, Steve
Dan, James, Bas, Emily, Guy, Florence, Jessica, Steve
15.15-15.30 Coffee Break
15.30-16.30 Plenary Working Group feedback

Oriented around key design choice questions – Metrics & Targets, Scenarios and Data
Bas, Jessica & Steve, Dan
16.30-17.15 Plenary Wrap up on design choices, next steps and close TG/EMcK
17.15-17.30 Plenary Close Co-chairs


Church House, 27 Great Smith Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3AZ

Welcome reception and dinner will be in alternate locations; please find all details below.

Evening Functions

Tuesday 4th October

Welcome drinks and nibbles at Vagabond Wines, Victoria.

5.30pm – 8pm

Vagabond Wines Unit 17, Nova Building, 77 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W 0AJ
(Approx 15 minute walk from the Westminster area)


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Wednesday 5th October

The OXO Tower – seated dinner

7.30pm for arrival drinks
8.00pm dinner

OXO Tower, Barge House St, SE1 9PH
(Approx 30 minute walk from Church House, along Westminster bridge and the South Bank)

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